conduct of its examination for private candidates would be twice in a
year with effect from 2017.
This was made known by the council Registrar, Dr Iyi Uwadiae, who
interacted with newsmen at the Registrar’s Staff Appraisal Committee
meeting held on Wednesday in Accra, Ghana.
He added that the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination
(WASSCE) for private candidates known as the November/December diet for
private candidates will now be conducted in January/February and
He said the measure is to ensure that many private candidates, who
desire the certificate for various purposes, will have the opportunity
of writing the examination and acquire the certificate.
He also added that they have concluded arrangements to commence next
year. He noted that this development will not affect that of May/June,
that remains once a year for all schools candidates.
He concluded by saying this is part of its mandate to render qualitative
service to all member nations, the council is looking forward to a more
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